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```ÿþf»    From twehe the base for multiplication  is four.   Numbers

i

are          to the multiples of        as In

12=3X4 =         : nn pu : nja = Three fours

13 = 3;\4-H = igge : no pu : nja ottey u : nu

c

= 3X4+2 =         : GE pu : aja ottey mba : ru

=4X4 = .11:1111 po : nja/

8.    When the speakers fail  to                        f         to Teiugu

numerals*

In the                       the            keep lots of four or five.

The lot of          is             "punjP  by Teiugu speakers of

Sarkar districts;          five   as   /ce : yi/ (singular)

one band,          /cetulu/              hands, indicating

of five.   The           of keeping twos In lots is also

in           and          as /jata/              pair.

9.1.    In counting human beings the numbers take a suffix.

Before taking the suffix the        / u/ is dropped:

* w

one = mu : y a

&

one person = mu : y da : nu.

*

two =          ; ru/

two persons =          : rju/

three «= /Igge : nu/

three persons = /igge :nju/

four = /u : nu/

four persons / u : nre

five =           : y/

five persons » /mole : y loku ne r o/

9.2.    /-ru/ that              /u ; an/ may be a borrowed suffix

Telugu as in

= four persons.```